33needs is a crowd funding platform for social start-ups. Crowd funding is getting popular after initial success of Kickstarter, a well known crowd funding platform for creative projects, which funded project like Diaspora. Crowd funding is a kind of micro funding process, which helps entrepreneur with brilliant idea to get the seed funding from individual micro investors.
33needs aims to help entrepreneur to solve social and environmental problems around the world including poverty elimination, safe water supply, green energy solution, mass education, health issue, social welfare etc. A profit making startup can seek fund in . 33needs by mentioning what problem they are going to solve, how much money they need to solve it and a description on how they are going to solve the problem with a video to present their idea visually. Individual investors can invest their money into the startup for social good and get a percentage of review for a specific period of time. . 33needs takes 5% of the total amount raised if the goal is met.
The idea is good and it is true that together we can solve big problems. Lets see how good role can 33needs play to solve social issues around the world.